Introduction to NEPA
This course provides students with an introduction to one of the most important environmental laws in the United States. Students will learn about the purpose and intent of NEPA, the NEPA review process, and the types of projects that are subject to NEPA review. Students will learn how NEPA integrates with environmental laws implemented at the state level, and will learn how to effectively approach a joint environmental review process that complies with federal and state requirements. Through a combination of lectures, discussions, and case studies, students will gain a deeper understanding of NEPA and its role in promoting environmental protection and sustainability across the United States.
- Gain an overview of NEPA documentation and guidelines
- Know when a NEPA review is triggered and tips for managing this process
- Learn how to coordinate a joint review process for NEPA and CEQA
- Understand how to develop NEPA and CEQA analyses and documentation
AICP members can earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for this activity. For a list of additional AICP CM Events at UC San Diego Extension go to American Planning Association.
CM | 26 |
CM | 1 | Law
Other Credits : UCSD certifies this activity is approved by the State Bar of California for 20 hours of MCLE credit.
Course Number: ENVR-40017
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: CEQA Practice
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7/10/2023 - 9/9/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
Lorraine Ahlquist is a Senior Regional Project Manager at Rincon Consultants, Inc. and has over 20 years of experience in the state, federal, private research and academic sectors. She has focused on issues related to regulatory management and research within the following areas: environmental policy (California Environmental Quality Act-CEQA and National Environmental Policy Act-NEPA), community based natural resources management, urban planning and management (including areas of regulatory oversight), bio-diversity conservation, environmental education, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), plant, animal, and water protection, and global climate change.
Her responsibilities have included the preparation and review of environmental documents such as Environmental Impact Reports ...Read More
No refunds after: 7/17/2023.
7/10/2023 - 9/9/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Science & Technology department at 858-534-3229 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information about when this course will be offered again.